Find simple and elegant diamond solitaire stud earrings and diamond stud earrings designed with multiple gemstones. All sorted by price to help you stay within your budget.
Watch for the term "diamond cut," especially in lower priced earrings. That term means the gemstone or gem simulant that's used is cut into facets like a diamond--but it is not a diamond.
1) Diamond Stud Earrings under $50
You'll find very small diamonds and diamond chips worked into the designs in this category. And you'll see many earrings described as having "diamond cut" gemstones and simulants. Be sure to read the fine print so that you understand the types of stones used in each pair of earrings.
2) Diamond Stud Earrings from $50 to $100
Most of the earrings in this group are 14K gold. Diamonds begin to grow a little, with total weights of 1/8 and 1/4 carats. Some are solitaires, but other earrings in this group are made using larger semi-precious gemstones with diamond accents around them.
3) Diamond Stud Earrings from $100 to $150
The diamonds in these earrings aren't necessarily larger than the diamonds used in the previous group, but they are of slightly higher quality. More sparkle, better cuts.
4) Diamond Stud Earrings from $150 to $200
Now we're starting to move upwards in both size and quality. Most of these earrings show off diamond solitaires--simple but elegant. The primary metal is still 14K gold in both white and yellow. This is a very nice group of diamond earrings.
5) Diamond Stud Earrings from $200 to $300
Diamond sizes continue to grow, quality continues to improve. This group includes diamonds set in platinum and a few diamond earrings that show off other precious gemstones.
6) Diamond Stud Earrings from $300 to $400
Again, diamond size and quality continues to grow. Designer names begin to show up in the assortments. The diamond earrings in this group will definitely bring attention to your ears!
7) Diamond Stud Earrings from $400 to $500
In this group you begin to see earrings with a total carat weight of 1 carat. More platinum settings appear and the diamonds look even more brilliant than those in previous price ranges.
8) Diamond Stud Earrings from $500 to $1,000
Diamond size hasn't increased too much from the previous group, but quality has. And there are several delicate, intricate designs fashioned from a combinations of diamonds and other gemstones, such as ruby and sapphire.
9) Diamond Stud Earrings from $1,000 to $2,000
This group of diamond earrings is very much like the group just before it. The difference--larger diamonds.
10) Diamond Stud Earrings over $2,000
Ah, the cuts here are wonderful. You'll find Asscher cut diamonds in this group, one of my favorites. Platinum is popular here. As you'd expect from the price, diamonds are much, much larger. This is a huge category with many variations.